The Spiral

from by Sombre Ecstasy



Basically describing the weeks-to-months-long cycle of emotions that affects a marginal amount of people on a constant basis.


And The Spiral begins again

Light seeps in, the shadows deliquesce
From the spiraling pit, I begin to emerge
Life seeps in, emotions repossessed
Spirit rekindled, depression submerged

Caressing the textures of the microcosm
Basking in the resplendence of existence
How long does the optimism blossom before I feel the grasp of dejection's subsistence?

Exploit the wanton delight
Omit the fear inside
Revel in the freedom
Never let go

You actually have no control

And The Spiral deepens again

I just want out

No control (x6)
I just want out (repeat 3x)


from Cracked Mirror, released July 1, 2017
7-String Guitar: Chris Stermel
6-String Guitar: Jeff Bonvicin
Bass: Chris Stermel/Jeff Bonvicin
Vocals: Chris Stermel
Lyrics: Chris Stermel
Drum Programming: Chris Stermel



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